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Entries by Fred Wertheimer from 06/2012

Senator McConnell's Misguided and Meritless Attack on Campaign Finance Disclosure

| Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

Senator McConnell's claim that secrecy in campaign finance activities is needed in order to protect against harassment is a bogus argument that has been repeatedly rejected by the Supreme Court, except in limited circumstances.

Senator McConnell "Pounds the Table" in Opposing Campaign Finance Disclosure Long Upheld by Supreme Court

| Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

Senator McConnell doesn't have a constitutional leg on which to stand when he argues against the right of citizens to know the identity of secret donors funding campaign expenditures to influence their votes.